Nobody publishes a list like our 101 Most Influential Latinos. Every year, our team of researchers, writers, and fact-checkers do a fantastic job in compiling names and updates so we can select who are the leaders making the list. Many factors are under consideration for this: absolute influence is hard to measure. It requires evaluation under the category which that specific individual belongs to, how many people are impacted or affected by his or her decisions, and the actions made to advance Latinos in every aspect.
This year, the 101 List does not include all the leaders, but all who are included are leaders.
How to read it?
Each profile explains by itself the relevance of the leader, by understanding his or her formation, origin, career path and contributions. We can start figuring out the relevance, influence and why this particular leader can make things happen, which is ultimately how history is written.
It is also important to understand that the list is not about merits. It...